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A group of about 50 Fond du Lac Reservation residents marched Monday to the tribal center to protest the rise in gang activity on the reservation. "We want the kids to be safe. They're our future, and they're a gold mine here on Fond du Lac," said Jarvis Paro, a Fond du Lac parent. (Photo by Northland's NewsCenter)

Grass-roots effort on Fond du Lac Reservation seeks to stem Native Mob

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After learning that authorities had found the body of a missing Floodwood woman on the Fond du Lac Reservation and -- on top of that -- suspected she was killed by a local member of the Native Mob gang, Bettina Johnsen decided enough was enough.


She decided it was time to fight back, in ways both modern and old-fashioned. She started a Facebook page, "Take Back Our Rez," the same day -- Oct. 4 -- and organized a march against violence four days later on the reservation.

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